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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] More https updates

From: mlh
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] More https updates
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 10:12:53 +1000
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On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 01:08:38AM +0200, Aleix Conchillo Flaque wrote:
> Btw, by now I'm using gets() to read the password (you'll see the
> password while typing). Is there any function in hackerlab or in
> another library to read passwords properly?


but the manpage notes that it is obsolete and sternly
warns against using it without offering an alternative.

I think they mean you should use the pam routines,
but this is not suitable for your purposes of course.

So getpass it is I guess!


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